Tender for confocal laser scanning microscope

Tender for confocal laser scanning microscope

The University of Southampton requires a confocal laser scanning microscope and a passive table for the School of Biological Sciences.

UK-Southampton: microscopes

2012/S 180-296092

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University of Southampton
Procurement office, Building 37 University of Southampton, Highfield
Contact point(s): Procurement Office
For the attention of: Ann Caws
SO17 1BJ Southampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2380593661
E-mail: tenders@soton.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.soton.ac.uk

Further information can be obtained from: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsouthampton/
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsouthampton/
SO17 1BJ Southampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsouthampton/

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsouthampton/
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsouthampton/
SO17 1BJ Southampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsouthampton/

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsouthampton/
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsouthampton/
SO17 1BJ Southampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofsouthampton/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

12/PROF/57 – confocal laser scanning microscope.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of Southampton.
NUTS code UKJ32

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The University of Southampton requires a confocal laser scanning microscope and a passive table for the School of Biological Sciences.
The microscope will be required to image dividing live mammalian cells, undergoing chromosome separation and division.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

38510000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

12/MED/57 Confocal Laser Scanning Microscope
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

1.11.2012 – 11:58
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.9.2012